‘Twas the last day of winter break and all through the land, Not a child was stirring, trying to sleep while they can. Mom tried to wake them, though they grumbled and glared. “Alarm clocks tomorrow! We must be prepared!” The children then realized, much to their great sorrow That they would be headed back […]
Writing/Journal Prompt for Friday, February 12, 2016: Saturday is Get a Different Name Day! If you could change your first name, what would it be? Why?
Writing/Journal Prompt for Monday, January 25, 2016: Today is Opposite Day! Don’t make a list of things you won’t do today!
I’ve used this list of 100 questions as a first-day-of-school activities for many years, with students and also with adults. It’s fun, active and easy to adapt. It can be used in small chunks – a few questions at a time – or all at once, which makes it useful for filling any extra time […]
I’m moving into a new house at the end of May. I’m ridiculously excited about the new house; we’ve been in a rental since last summer, so I can’t wait to own a house and be able to make it our own. And while it’s hard to wait for several more weeks to move, the […]
Grades 2-6 | RIT 161-230
Operations: Understand Place Value
– Three Levels of “Jeopardy”-style games
– For small groups or whole class
Merry Christmas to you all, and may your holidays be filled with moments of happiness and joy like this.
Pumpkin Day activities included a variety of math skills as well as a lot of small and large group collaboration and problem solving.
Reasons to celebrate every day in October 2014
Links to websites to both music and art history and fun activities for kids
I live in Idaho, where we’ve spent this winter watching everyone to the east of us with a certain amount of snow storm envy. Our mountains have less than half of their normal snow pack, so next summer were likely facing drought conditions and dryness that makes us more susceptible to forest fires. […]
(Grade 3-6, RIT 161-230)
– Computation: Whole Number Multiplication
– Multiplication Fact Practice in a fun game